The bear essentials |

The bear essentials

Carolyn Pope
Carolyn PopeJan and Ray Cartade with Magrit Brinker and Alan Danson.

Gore Range Natural Science School hosted its fall EdVenture the first week of October and educated the group of donors on some interesting facts about bears. Not only did the donors learn that bears are currently in hyperphasia ” the months in which bears consume around 10,000 calories a day to prepare for winter ” they also encountered some very fresh bear scat. In other words, keep those garbage cans inside your garage at night, along with your bird feeders!

The Gore Range Natural Science School serves over 20,000 adults and children throughout the year and nearly 2,000 schoolchildren through its field science programs. Visit its Web site at for more information.

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